February 2016 Meeting [EVENT SUMMARY]


Tidewater Section First Vice-Chairman Jackie Phillips (left) is shown with Tidewater presenter John Abbitt (right) after welding with the metal cored wire John spoke about during the February meeting.

On February 11, 2016, John Abbitt, Regional Sales Manager for Select-Arc, spoke to the Tidewater Virginia Section about the advantages of using metal cored wires vs solid GMAW wires for companies wishing to increase productivity and adding to bottom line profits. After his presentation, attendees were invited to the Thomas Nelson Community College welding lab to weld with metal cored wire.

Submitted by: Doug Carpenter

Date posted: February 12, 2016